Parent/Community Educ. Nights

Mark your calendars for the last two Parent and Community Education Nights, organized by the SEHS Parent Council and sponsored by the Eugene Education Foundation.  Help Your Teen Manage Stress Without Drugs will be held on April 16, 7-8:30 in the SEHS cafeteria. Lane county students report feeling, on average more stressed than other students in Oregon. This stress is linked to a higher than average use of alcohol, binge drinking and depression. Don’t miss this chance to hear from our community experts on how to help your student manage stress, get help when needed, and avoid being overtaken by drugs and alcohol.  Be Smart – Plan Ahead is planned for May 13 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. in the SEHS Cafeteria. Using the 3×5 model to your advantage: How to create a high school schedule that puts college credit in your pocket for free. Plus: Looking through the rearview mirror: An overview of our first year implementing the new initiatives.

Guide Week - April 21-25

Next week is Guide Week! TCB! We’re taking care of business this week by adding a guide period every day but Wednesday. Here’s the daily schedule, as well as the nature of the business for that day.

The daily schedule follows… but if you’d like to download/print a one-page version of this information, click here >> Guide Week


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South 3x5 Class Schedule Survey

South Students! Please take this survey (created by Student Government) so we can get information and your opinions about the new schedule, after two trimesters of experience.

Celebrate South - May 9

Save the date!  FridayMay 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. will be the date and time of this year’s Celebrate South, with live music, food, fun, silent auction, raffle prizes and more!  Come and meet other South families and learn about South’s many student clubs and activities.  More details coming soon about this wonderful celebration and fundraiser for South’s great programs!  Volunteers will be needed, please stay posted.  Also, if you have a business and would like to donate a gift certificate or other item for our raffle/silent auction, please contact Katya Hokanson at

Robotics Team awards

The South Eugene Robotics team finished in 4th place at the OSU district event last weekend and also brought home the Judges’ Award. They are currently ranked 20th out of 153 teams in the Pacific Northwest District and will be competing in the District Championship in Portland this week. Their unprecedented success may even lead them to the world championship in St. Louis later this month.

Speech and Debate competitions

SEHS Speech and Debate proved that South is the dominant debate school in District 5 at the District Tournament that was held this past weekend at the University of Oregon.  Daisy Burge and Raina Kamrat were district champions in Policy Debate. Kaz McKinney and Nora Hyunh-Watkins were district champions in Parliamentary Debate.  Second place finishers included Joe Huang and Carson Schmittle in Parliamentary Debate and Nathalie Marx in Lincoln Douglas Debate and Impromptu Speaking.  These seven students will represent District 5 at the State tournament later this month.  In addition, Ada Sprengelmeyer will compete in Student Congress at State.  Congratulations to all the South speakers and debaters who participated at Districts!

3 x 5 Documentary

A short documentary about the 2013-14 schedule change from the 2×7 schedule to the 3×5 trimester system.

Created by Sabrina Zawierucha & brought to you by the AXE Newspaper

Instructional Assistance

Teachers are available to students for Instructional Assistance three times each week.  Students can arrange to get help on Tuesday and Thursday between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m., or on Wednesday between 3:05 and 3:35 each week.  It is helpful if students pre-arrange to meet their teacher, but it is not required.